Infrastructure Engineer (Contract) job vacancy in Manchester

Posted on: 06/02/2020
Ref: VAC-16248
  • Salary: 45.00
  • End Date: 29/03/2021
  • Region: North West
  • Location: Manchester
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  • Employment Type: Contract

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Infrastructure Engineer

My client has an exciting opportunity for an Engineer to be based in their Manchester office.

The job brief is to provide an immediate and vital contribution to help the ambitious team in continuing to exceed the expectations of clients and, in so doing, continue the development of the company.

The successful applicant will find themselves working on multiple challenging projects simultaneously. They will be proficient in undertaking several aspects of preliminary and detailed design of public highways including geometry, drainage, pavements and other elements of highway schemes.

The Transport and Infrastructure team combines expertise with innovative thinking. With a focus on the delivery of high quality, value engineered infrastructure capable of serving the nation’s current and future needs.

The companies talented and experienced design teams fuse local knowledge with national design standards and legislation in a manner that enables them to undertake a wide variety of projects ranging from local area traffic management improvements to complex multi-modal transport interchanges.

The team provides a comprehensive design and advisory service focused on meeting the engineering challenges involved in servicing the infrastructure requirements of regeneration and development projects. Working across the transport, residential, commercial, industrial, health and retail sectors, their clients range from local and national developers and contractors to public sector bodies. Their aim is to create a working environment that provides challenge, enjoyment and a real sense of satisfaction with a view to encouraging personal and professional development in all staff.

The award-winning consultancy have recently won two major accolades from the ACE (Association for Consultancy and Engineering) annual Consultancy and Engineering Awards: Best UK Business Performance for a Medium-Sized Firm, and Training Initiative of the Year.

The ideal candidate will have skills and experience in the following areas:

” You will be fully conversant with our industry standard design software packages, Civil 3D (although extensive experience in the use of OpenRoads or PDS would be considered as long as there is a willingness to train on Civil 3D) and Microdrainage.
” With strong IT skills and a practical approach, you will be able to demonstrate your ability to work well in a team environment whilst also having personal initiative.
” The right candidate must be capable of working independently in producing drawn details of their design work in the form of AutoCAD drawings for regulatory approval and construction.
” You must also demonstrate an aptitude, and preferably an ability, to effectively delegate design responsibility to others and act in a mentoring role to less experienced staff.
” We are also looking for an aptitude or capabilities in an outward facing capacity as the company representative in dealings with our clients on Technical Matters.
” You will also be able to demonstrate strong communication and personal effectiveness skills, with the ability to build and maintain effective working relationships at all levels.

How this client stands out:

” Investors in People Platinum standard
” Listed in The Times top 100 Best Companies to work for at position 65
” ACE Training Initiative of the Year 2016 (which we won for the BWB Academy)
” ACE Best UK Business Performance for a Medium-sized Firm 2016
” ACE Technology Champion Award 2017
” Best Retention Strategy – December 2016 – CITA
” People Development Award – December 2015 – East Midlands Chamber of Commerce

What they offer:

” An excellent career with a competitive salary
” Exciting and varied project design experience
” 25 days holiday plus additional holiday purchasing scheme
” 1 paid day of volunteering for a company-nominated charity
” 2.5 paid days for STEM activity
” Cashback medical cover
” Rewards scheme offering discounts on shopping, cinema tickets, theme parks & gyms
” Long service rewards including increased holiday entitlement & pension contributions

For further information or to apply for this role, please contact Doug Smith of Vertical Recruitment on 0161 669 4716 or email

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